Southeast Grad Houser Collects Weekly Honor

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The Big Ten announced its women's basketball Player and Freshman of the Week honorees on Monday. Below are this week's honorees:


Player of the Week

KK Houser, Purdue

5-6, Jr., G, Lincoln, Neb./Southeast

  • Averaged 19 points, 7.5 assists, 3.0 steals and 2.5 rebounds per game while shooting 56 percent from the floor in victories over Georgia Tech and Central Michigan last weekend
  • Recorded her second career double-double, tallying 19 points and 10 assists, in the Boilermakers' win over the Yellow Jackets in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
  • Notched 19 points, five assists and two steals in just 20 minutes of action against the Chippewas
  • Earns the first Player of the Week honor of her career
  • Last Purdue Player of the Week: Brittany Rayburn (Jan. 16, 2012)


Freshman of the Week

Maggie Lyon, Northwestern

6-1, F, Wilmette, Ill./New Trier

  • Filled the stat sheet with 15.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 1.0 steals per game in Northwestern's contests against Boston College and DePaul last weekend
  • Posted 16 points, six rebounds, four assists and a steal in the Wildcats' come-from-behind win over Boston College in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
  • Tallied a team-high 15 points, adding five rebounds and a steal on Sunday against DePaul
  • Wins her first Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: Lauren Douglas (Nov. 26, 2012)


2012-13 Big Ten Players of the Week


Nov. 12 P: Micaëlla Riché, Jr., MINN

F: Lauren Douglas, NU


Nov. 19 P: Morgan Johnson, Sr., IOWA

F: Mikayla Bailey, MINN


Nov. 26 P: Maggie Lucas, Jr., PSU

F: Lauren Douglas, NU


Dec. 3 P: KK Houser, Jr., PUR

F: Maggie Lyon, NU